City Colleges of Chicago, which has a taxpayer-funded annual budget of more than $523 million, is considering a 2 percent annual tuition increase over the next four years despite tumbling enrollment and questions surrounding its graduation numbers.
Some 323 campaign donors to Democrat Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel have also given to his friend-turned-nemesis, Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, according to an analysis of Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE) records by Chicago City Wire.
In June, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and multi-billionaire Elon Musk appeared together to talk about thier vision in creating an underground express railway which would take passengers from the Loop to O'Hare airport in 12 minutes. They have yet to reveal the details of the plan.
Per BetterGov's inverstigation: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a confidant played key roles in throwing a taxpayer funded financial lifeline to a Chicago banker now enmeshed in the ongoing criminal trial of onetime Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort.
Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) has joined the growing chorus of state lawmakers staunchly opposed to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposed plan to borrow billions more as part of an overall scheme to stall the city’s soaring pension liability.
Thanks to the city’s focus on renewing the Chicago River, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and REI Co-op today announced the relocation of its Lincoln Park store to a larger, two-story location on the banks of the Chicago River’s North Branch in early 2019 to better connect residents to the river.
A new report by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR) suggests that legislation put in place in the wake of the scandal that led to the imprisonment of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich has fallen short of its goal.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former schools CEO Paul Vallas a possible rival for Emanuel's cushy seat, are trading words over which of them is to blame for the mess that is Chicago's teacher pensions.
Controversial community activist and Chicago mayoral candidate, Ja'Mal Green alleges that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are paying "workers employed by the department charged with keeping the city clean are making $100,000 or more each year."